Rivers police gun down robbers

Rivers police gun down robbers

Police in Rivers State have gun down three armed robbers during a gun duel on Thursday in Port Harcourt. Some arms and ammunition during the incident, which police occurred around 9.30am on Birabi Street, GRA, Port Harcourt. A source in the area told our Correspondent that the hoodlums were oblivious of the fact that they

Police in Rivers State have gun down three armed robbers during a gun duel on Thursday in Port Harcourt.

Some arms and ammunition during the incident, which police occurred around 9.30am on Birabi Street, GRA, Port Harcourt.

INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE, MOHAMMED ADAMU
SUSPECTED ROBBERS WITH THEIR ARMS AND AMMUNITION

A source in the area told our Correspondent that the hoodlums were oblivious of the fact that they were being trailed by the police.

The source who claimed not to be aware if the armed robbers were returning from an operation, stated, “It happened in the morning around 9.30am on Birabi Street inside the GRA in Port Harcourt. The armed robbers did not know that the police were following them.

“We heard gunshots and the residents were afraid; we later heard that three armed robbers were killed.”

RIVERS STATE GOVERNOR, NYESOME WIKE

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident, adding that three armed robbers were killed by the Swift Operation Squad.

SUSPECTED ROBBERS

He added that two AK-47 rifles, eight magazines and 186 pieces of live ammunition were recovered from the hoodlums.

Omoni stated, “Yes, three armed robbers were killed on Birabi Street in the GRA, Port Harcourt this morning (Thursday). They were killed by personnel of the Swift Operation Squad.

“The three hoodlums were intercepted in the morning. Two AK-47 rifles, eight magazines and 186 pieces of live ammunition were recovered from them. Investigation is still ongoing.

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